Tax Dispute Resolution

The essential part of management activities in a modern company is building positive relationships with public authorities based on the law at all levels as well as predicting conflict situations and protecting its rights in an effective manner.

KPMG services

KPMG Tax Dispute Resolution team has significant experience and is willing to provide comprehensive support to business in dealing with the tax authorities (including Federal Tax Service (FTS) of Russia), customs authorities and other controlling bodies, and settling disputes with them.

We will carry out a healthcheck of your company to make sure it is ready for upcoming audits by the controlling bodies

We handle special disputes (TP audits of FTS of Russia, challenging of cadastral value of real estate, currency control disputes)

We provide support at the stage of an audit in progress, including interrogations, examinations and other control procedures

We provide support at all stages of pre-trial and out of trial settlement of disputes

We help to file court appeals against decisions and acts/omissions of controlling bodies

We advise on dealing with public authorities otherwise than as part of audits

Advantages of working with KPMG

  • Settlement of disputes at the initial stage. The best dispute is a dispute which never occurred.
  • Comprehensive protection strategy taking account of all circumstances to minimize tax consequences and procedures necessary to settle the dispute.
  • Expertise and relevance. Participating in the work of experts of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on draft federal tax laws, we have obtained unique experience in drafting laws and in dealing with public authorities in the area of enforcement of tax laws.
  • International experience. A wide network of KPMG offices worldwide enables us to tackle the most complex integrated cross-border disputes.
  • Broad geography of services. Our lawyers have extensive experience in representing clients’ interests in courts and controlling bodies throughout the Russian Federation – from Kaliningrad to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
  • Recognition. According to International Tax Review, KPMG Partners including Mikhail Orlov and Andrey Ermolaev have regularly been listed in the Tax Controversy Leaders international rating.